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5 Reasons Why Snail Mail Rocks

5 Reasons Why Snail Mail Rocks
Email is so old school. Everybody instagrams facebook posts, texts, skypes, snapchats. But give me a second, here. I’ll give you 5 reasons why snail mail rocks. It can’t hold a candle to a cold-hearted text or a boring typed email. Chris, my foster son is in Georgia, with 5 weeks left of US Army basic training.... Read more »

When a $49 Steak is Good for the Heart

When a $49 Steak is Good for the Heart
I never thought the day would come. The day that my father would receive his WWII Veteran’s Pension, and the day that he would take my husband out for steak to celebrate. Not just any steak, but Morton’s. My dad had never heard of the aid and attendance benefit for wartime veterans that he applied for... Read more »
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    Carole Pye

    I’m a freelance writer married to thrill-seeking husband, Jim, and mom to fantastic teenage sons: Austin, (18) Trevor, (16) and volunteer foster son, Chris (18). I am also a proud caregiver for my parents, Bob, a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, 87, and Jean, his wife, 85. In between the shuttling and the shuffling of senior boys and senior parents, you can find me sitting still, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea while pondering the next thing to do.

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